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" The time will come when people will travel in stages, moved by steam engines, from one city to another, almost as fast as birds fly, fifteen or twenty miles an hour. "
Iowa Engineer - Page 37
1905
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Senate Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Public Documents and ..., Volume 1

United States. Congress. Senate - United States - 1874
...precursor of the Pullman of our times. Oliver Evans was regarded as a lunatic for asserting, in 1815, "that the time will come when people will travel in stages moved by steamengines at fifteen to twenty miles per hour ! — That a carriage will leave • Washington in...
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Memoirs of the Most Eminent American Mechanics: Also, Lives of Distinguished ...

Henry Howe - Industrial arts - 1840 - 482 pages
...prophetic. In some of his writings, published in the early part of the present century, he remarks : " The time will come when people will travel in stages,...fast as birds fly, fifteen or twenty miles an hour. Passing through the air with such velocity, changing the scene in such rapid succession, will be the...
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The Steam Engine: Its Origin and Gradual Improvement, from the ..., Volume 1

Paul Rapsey Hodge - Locomotion - 1840 - 254 pages
...our notice of this enthusiastic and ingenious inventor with a few of his predictions in 1813 : 1 . " The time will come, when people will travel in stages...as birds fly — fifteen or twenty miles an hour. 2. "A carriage will set out from Washington in the morning; the passengers will breakfast at Baltimore,...
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Memoirs of the Most Eminent American Mechanics: Also, Lives of Distinguished ...

Henry Howe - Industrial arts - 1842 - 35 pages
...prophetic. In some of his writings, published in the early part of the present century, he remarks : " The time will come when people will travel in stages,...steam engines, from one city to another, almost as last as birds fly, fifteen or twenty miles an hour. Passing through the air with such velocity, changing...
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The North American Review, Volume 54

North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1842
...well as the present and past, in looking upon the probable advance of the United States, predicted, " The time will come when people will travel in stages, moved by steamengines, from one city to another, almost as fast as birds fly, fifteen or twenty miles per hour...
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The North American Review, Volume 54

North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1842
...well as the present and past, in looking upon the probable advance of the United States, predicted, " The time will come when people will travel in stages, moved by steamengines, from one city to another, almost as fast as birds fly, fifteen or twenty miles per hour...
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Eight Historical and Critical Lectures on the Bible

John Prince - Bible - 1846 - 464 pages
...Fulton ran his first large boat on the river Hudson. Before he died, Evans prophesied in these words : "The time will come when people will travel in stages, moved by steam engines, from one part of the country to another, almost as fast as birds — fifteen or twenty miles an hour. Rail-ways...
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Debow's Review: Agricultural, Commercial, Industrial Progress and ..., Volume 4

Industries - 1847
...to land kx*> motives, and predicted as early as 1802, " The time will come when people will trau1! in stages moved by steam engines from one city to...fast as birds fly. fifteen or twenty miles an hour. A carriage will set out from Washington in i"f morning, the passengers will breakfast at Baltimore,...
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Debow's Review,: Agricultural, Commercial, Industrial Progress and Resources

Industries - 1847
...steam to land locomotives, and predicted as early as 1802, " The time will come when people will trawl in stages moved by steam engines from one city to another, almost as Cist as birds fly, fifteen or twenty miles an hour. A carriage will set out from Washington in the...
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Annals of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, in the Olden Time: Being ..., Volume 2

John Fanning Watson - Pennsylvania - 1857
...confidently asserted is now matter of true history." I give his publis/ted declarations, to wit : " The time will come, when people will travel in stages, moved by steam-engines, at fifteen to twenty miles an hour !" " A carriage will leave Washington in the morning,...
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